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new 1st Dr. Clark Research Symposium on June 17, 2019

The GSS is delighted to announce an upcoming symposium series. The very first memorable session invites Dr. Bryan Coughlin from The University of Massachusetts Amherst as the following: Date: Monday, June 17, 2019 Time: 16:00 – 17:00 Place: Community Hall, Shionogi Innovation Center for Drug Discovery Title: Polymer Membranes: Designing next generation separators and transport mediators read more

GSS Seminar on May 16, 2019

Global Station for Soft Matter will be holding a GSS seminar as below: Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019 Time: 15:00 – 16:00 Place: Community Hall, Shionogi Innovation Center for Drug Discovery Title: Mechanical properties of tissue-like gels produced by injection of spray-dried collagen Lecturer: Dr. Alba Marcellan ESPCI Paris/Université Pierre et Marie Curie/Global Station for read more

New Member on April 1, 2019

We are pleased to announce a new member to the US Unit. Dr. Chung-Yuen Hui  Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University We look forward to collaborative work in the near future!

GSS Seminar on March 11, 2019

Global Station for Soft Matter will be holding a GSS seminar as below: Date: March 11, 2019 Time: 15:00 – 17:00 Place: Community Hall, Shionogi Innovation Center for Drug Discovery Bldg. -Program- 15:00 – 16:00 “Slippery interfaces on the thin polymer alignment layers” Dr. Jun Yamamoto Soft Matter Physics Group, Kyoto University 16:00 – 17:00 read more

RIES Science Lecture on February 15, 2019

RIES Science Lecture will be held by the Research Institute for Electronic Science (RIES), Hokkaido University in cooperation with the Global Station for Soft Matter of the Global Institution for Collaborative Research and Education as the following.

Press Release: “Self-growing materials that strengthen in response to force”

Dr. Jian Ping Gong, Dr.Tasuku Nakajima and their team have developed a strategy to fabricate materials that become stronger in response to mechanical stress. For details, please check the press release, Self-growing materials that strengthen in response to force on Hokkaido University website below: Self-growing materials that strengthen in response to force

GSS Seminar on January 9, 2019

Global Station for Soft Matter will hold a GSS seminar as below; Date: January 9th, 2019 Time: 15:00 – 17:00 Place: Community Hall, Shionogi Innovation Center for Drug Discovery Bldg. -Program- 15:00 – 16:00 “Mechanics of an adhesive tape in a zero degree peel test: effect of large deformation and material nonlinearity” Dr. Chung-Yuen Hui read more

GSS Seminar on December 17, 2018

Global Station for Soft Matter will hold a seminar by Dr. Hanqing Jiang from Arizona State University. Title: Multiphysics Modeling and Experiments of Functional Materials: Hydrogels, Batteries, and Origamis Lecturer: Dr. Hanqing Jiang (Professor, School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy, Arizona State University) Date: December 17th, 2018 Time: 15:45 – 16:30 Place: Community Hall, Shionogi Innovation Center 1F read more

New Members on October 1, 2018

We would like to extend a warm welcome to our new members: Dr. Yukinori Nishigami, Assistant Professor, Hokkaido University Unit Dr. Yanan Ye, Postdoctoral Fellow, France Unit We look forward to collaborative work in the near future!